and already, as i say, hundreds of homes along broadway which runs parallel with the ocean here in long beach, seeing a lot of water coming through. all they officials up and down the boardwalk pleading with people, get off the boardwalk, get out of town, get out of long beach, which is, in essence, a barrier island. a very dangerous place to be. they employed the people. most of heed the pleas in to get off the island, but some have stayed here. when we wake up tomorrow morning, i guess we will see just how bad the damage is, but it is bad now. over the next four hours and markets is going to get a lot, lot worse. gerri: thank you for that. that was jonathan hyde from long island. l.i., new jersey. lower manhattan, as you can see. the damages all over. the storm 100 miles wide. and jonathan has the important question, what will the damage be like and what will we see tomorrow morning when we walked outside our door?